25.10.2021 - New statistical information

Life expectancy in Switzerland in 2020

In 2020, a year marked by COVID-19, life expectancy at birth fell to 81.0 for men and 85.1 for women, a decline of 0.9 and 0.5 years respectively compared with 2019. Men’s life expectancy at birth was then 81.9 and 85.6 for women. Such a decline had not been observed since 1944 among men and 1962 among women, according to the mortality tables calculated by the FSO.

Theme Population

Attributed documents

Remark

Our English pages offer only a limited range of information on our statistical production. For our full range please consult our pages in French and German (top right hand screen).

https://www.bfs.admin.ch/content/bfs/en/home/statistics/catalogues-databases/tables.gnpdetail.2021-0636.html